Officer Marcus Rhodes Identified as School Resource Officer at High School Where Student Was Shot

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Marcus Rhodes is the school resource officer at Carolina Forest High School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He is thought to be the officer who was stabbed by 16-year-old autistic student Trevor Varinecz Friday morning. Varinecz who was shot and killed, asked to speak with an officer and attacked him with a knife when they were in an office. Though Marcus Rhodes has not been officially identified as the officer who shot Varinecz, he is the only officer employed by the school. Varinecz...Read Full Story

Trevor Varinecz, Autistic 16-Year-Old, Shot After Knife Attack at High School

By JJ Duncan on
Trevor Varinecz, 16, was shot and killed Friday after he attacked a high school police officer with a knife at Carolina Forest High School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The 11th-grader had asked to speak with the officer, who he stabbed after the 2 had entered an office, Teal Britton, spokeswoman for Horry County Schools, said. Despite the tragic events, students were not sent home and were not told what happened. After the confrontation, both Trevor Varinecz and the officer were taken...Read Full Story